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From energy signature to cluster analysis: an integrated approach
(Purdue University, 2016)
Energy audits of existing buildings are especially important for public buildings and, in particular, for schools, where a more efficient use of energy implies unquestionable benefits to public budgets. Schools audit can ...
Annual Performance of Sensible and Total Heat Recovery in Ventilation Systems: Humidity Control Constraints for European Climates
Ensuring a comfortable indoor air quality requires a minimum fresh air supply by ventilation. Moreover, the improvement of the air tightness in new and refurbished high performance buildings enhances the role of mechanical ...
Building Simulation Applications BSA 2015: 2nd IBPSA-Italy conference Bozen-Bolzano, 4th – 6th February 2015
(Bozen-Bolzano University Press, 2015)
Building Simulation applications (BSA) 2015 was the second IBPSA-Italy conference on building performance simulation to take place at the Free University of Bolzano, from February 4th to 6th 2015. The main topics dealt ...
Efficienza di ascolto della lingua italiana nelle aule universitarie: Differenze tra studenti di madrelingua italiana e di madrelingua tedesca
(Associazione Italiana di Acustica, 2017)
On The Optimization Of The Air Source Heat Pump Integration In High Performance Buildings
Air source heat pump coupled with PV panels is a promising solution for hydronic heating systems in high performance buildings. However, the conﬁgura-tion and operation of these systems must be properly designed considering ...
CFD modelling of forced convection at a building component surface and coupling to dynamic HAM simulation: Assessment and evaluation of methods and accuracy
This paper utilizes computational fluid dynamics and heat, air, and moisture modeling to enhance the quality of results for the case study of forced convection through an air cavity. Different turbulence models and near-wall ...
Valorization pathways for char from small scale gasification systems in South-Tyrol: The “NEXT GENERATION” project
(ETA Florence, 2017)
Small-scale-woody-biomass gasification plants installation have seen a rapid growth in the last years in South Tyrol. More than 40 plants have been installed, producing about 42 GWhel and 84 GWhth, most of them exploited ...
Optimization Tools for Building Energy Model Calibration
Different optimization tools have been developed to find the best trade-off between competitive goals. The optimization problem is typical of the design process, where different design solutions have to be compared to ...
Multi-stage calibration of the simulation model of a school building through short-term monitoring
The increasing attention on the improvement of new and existing buildings' performance is emphasizing the importance of the reliability of the simulation models in predicting the complexity of the building behaviour and, ...
Modeling Analysis of Biomass Gasification MCHP Systems for Residential Applications
The aim of this work is the energy efficiency assessment of micro cogeneration systems (MCHP) based on biomass gasification for residential application, using a multistage modeling approach. Particular attention has been ...